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Emergency goodybags activated by secret code

By: thingymajig00 | 28-05-2015 22:24

So it's 1am you just realised your goodybag has ran out can't be bothered logging in and selecting goodybag etc so why can't you have one emergency text to giffgaff that you send and borrow £2 to make that call or text. This would last for 24 hours only after which you would be reminded you owe £2 plus you need to add credit. Maybe text iou2 plus pin number to xxxx to say add £2 this would also.be useful when you go.away, you forget to add credit, when you land you want to tell your family you arrived safely but have no credit so texting x number would lend you £2. The number would be free and as long as you provided a pin it.would.work


by: farnis
on: 23-10-2017 20:06

Theoretically its already in use as you can do it yourself. Just put £10 credit into your account and then you have £10 of emergency credit at all times. Very simple without the aggro.

by: keithctaylor
on: 27-11-2017 13:51

I agree. Much better to keep some airtime credit rather than making things more complicated.

by: mukhtaraligp
on: 07-12-2017 17:55

Agreed. Alternatively you can use a cashpoint to top up. In dire emergencies you can always use reverse call charges.

by: kevin4321
on: 02-02-2018 11:30

Hi does that mean adding credit by converting from airtime is not time sensitive and will not be lost.....?

by: alzayidarmy
on: 14-02-2018 04:50

good idea,giffgaff need to have an emergency way of borrowing a small amount of funds to make calls or texts or emails,for times when your stuck and can’t top up at that precise time but need to use your phone in an emergency to contact a friend or family member.

by: daykylie289
on: 13-02-2018 10:14

i think its a good idea but i think to make it work that you would have a different code every time you want emergency credit.

by: marekdurka
on: 04-02-2018 14:41

blah blah

by: timea9795
on: 29-01-2018 11:49

great idea

by: solid247
on: 10-01-2018 21:28

not a good idea o2 dropped the lend a quid because nobody paid it back , its open for abuse so sorry not for me

by: jjjjeeennnjens
on: 10-01-2018 03:43

great idea

by: danzamoon
on: 05-01-2018 12:57

yes.the other providers offer such function.

by: pojeb
on: 04-01-2018 16:09

Great Idea!!!! Thanks

by: dylan93
on: 03-01-2018 11:17